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Going Linux

Larry Bushey and Bill Smith

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Going Linux

Going Linux

Larry Bushey and Bill Smith

48
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50
Plays
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Once you become aware that there is a dependable, secure, capable, and modern computer system that rivals all others in popularity and actual use, you will want to try the Linux operating system on your computer. Perhaps you've been using a member of the Unix/Linux family - Linux, Android, ChromeOS, BSD or even OSX - for quite a while. If so, you are likely looking for new ways to optimize your technology for the way you work. Going Linux is for computer users who just want to use Linux to get things done. Are you new to Linux, upgrading from Windows to Linux, or just thinking about moving to Linux? This audio podcast provides you with practical, day-to-day advice on how to use Linux and its applications. Our goal is to help make the Linux experience easy for you.

Latest Episodes

Going Linux #398 · Edit and manage photos on Linux Pt. 2

00:00 Going Linux #398 · Edit and manage photos on Linux Pt. 2 01:30 Microsoft is driving Bill insane with forced updates 06:48 Forced install of Edge browser 08:30 Our 400th show! 09:58 Editing and managing photos on Linu part 2 11:15 Shotwell 12:14 Pix 12:58 Gwenview 13:38 Digikam 15:40 Darktable 16:40 Entangle 19:29 Try different applications for yourself 20:01 Gimp, Glimpse, Eye of MATE, gThumb, RawTherapee, Showfoto, KPhotoAlbum, LXImage 23:09 What's in store for our 400th show? It's all about you! 24:39 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 25:55 End

25 min5 d ago
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Going Linux #398 · Edit and manage photos on Linux Pt. 2

Going Linux #397 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #397 · Listener Feedback 01:14 Linux pre-installed expands to major-brand, high-end systems 08:59 Al: Problems with the podcast 11:20 Troy: Unable to play podcast 11:56 Paul: Similar issues 14:23 Joshua: Fun with SSH 18:34 James: Linux printers 23:19 Frank: fstab (file system table) 24:16 Ken Vivaldi browser 29:16 Ken: Dissaproval of Linux Mint 35:43 Sam: Password Managers 37:08 George: Manjaro Cinnamon 51:46 Troy: Photography app Entangle 54:44 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 55:47 End

55 minSEP 27
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Going Linux #397 · Listener Feedback

Going Linux #396 · Edit and manage photos on Linux Pt. 1

00:00 Going Linux #396 · Edit and manage photos on Linux Pt. 1 00:59 Bill is still using Manjaro 01:47 Problem with PDFs 04:49 The world of photography 07:43 Linux applications for viewing, modifying, and organizing photos 08:18 Getting photos into your computer 09:24 Viewing and organizing photos in Linux 09:39 Shotwell 10:30 Digikam 12:46 gThumb 14:25 Piwigo 20:35 gwenview 22:03 Gnome photos 25:09 Definition of terms 28:03 Applications for editing photos on Linux 28:17 Rawtherapee 33:13 Darktable 40:49 More terms 42:58 fotoxx 48:08 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 49:14 End

49 minSEP 6
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Going Linux #396 · Edit and manage photos on Linux Pt. 1

Going Linux #395 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #395 · Listener Feedback 01:09 Ubuntu MATE Guide available online 03:34 Bill pauses his distrohopping, explores Vivaldi browser on Manjaro 06:49 Daniel: Help with MeWe and screen reader 08:55 George: Thank you 09:38 George: Dual booting for Mike 16:06 Nathan: Fresh Install 21:24 David: Replacing a sheet feed scanner 25:46 Reid: System76 and Thinkpads 31:25 David: Manjaro and Crossover 33:51 Tim: LibreOffice spellcheck not working on Manjaro on Pinebook Pro 35:56 Next episode 37:07 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 38:16 End

38 minAUG 23
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Going Linux #395 · Listener Feedback

Going Linux #394 · Manjaro Linux Overview

00:00 Going Linux #394 · Manjaro Linux Overview 01:51 Rolling release 04:02 An Arch-based distribution for new Linux users 05:46 Windows vs. Manjaro on Dell Latitude 5450 10:13 Performance comparison after installation 13:09 The promise of perpetual upgrades 13:59 Installing Manjaro 14:44 The updates 16:56 Compared with other distros best for new Linux users 17:37 Default browser (Midori) 19:12 Manjaro Hello (Welcome) 21:30 Obtaining and installing software 24:12 Universal package format support 27:57 The community support 29:49 Manjaro: New user distro 32:25 A note on hybrid graphics 35:20 Overall: 'Thumbs up' 38:04 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 39:04 End

39 minJUL 15
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Going Linux #394 · Manjaro Linux Overview

Going Linux #393 · Listener Feedback

00.00 Going Linux #393 · Listener Feedback 00:53 Distrohopping 03:33 About donations 05:37 Robert: Happy with Linux Mint 08:31 Samuel: Advice on buying a ThinkPad 11:00 David: DejaDup - Another reason to leave Windows 14:17 Gus: Offers to contribute an episode 15:39 Highlander: COVID 19 scammers 19:28 Glen: Ubuntu Mate launch-bar on two screens 21:25 Mike: Dual boot Windows 10 with Ubuntu MATE 20.04 29:57 George: Libre vs. Open and about DRM-protected WMA 38:18 JackDeth: Linux FX10 40:49 Jeremy comes back 42:35 Daniel: Final word on Ubuntu 20.04 43:41 Frank: Belated feedback 44:32 David: Insignificant issue 49:58 Steven: About the Ubuntu MATE 20.04 book 54:06 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 55:20 End

55 minJUN 19
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Going Linux #393 · Listener Feedback

Going Linux #392 · Accessibility On Linux

00:00 Going Linux #392 · Accessibility On Linux 01:22 Once upon a time, there were distributions focused on accessibility. 01:49 Jaws screen reader for Windows is very expensive 03:47 Vinux 05:15 Vinux is a dormant project 05:36 Sonar GNU/Linux 06:08 Sonar is discontinued but deserves recongnition for its contributions 08:04 Ubuntu MATE comes closest to what Sonar attempted 08:40 What accessiblity/assistive/adaptive software is included with Ubuntu MATE? 08:47 Accessibility settings 09:33 Keyboard shortcuts 10:17 Enabling accessibility at startup 11:27 Orca screen reader is pre-installed 14:26 Braille support (BRLTTY) is provided by default 16:56 Kudos for Manjaro 19:44 Kudos to the MATE team 20:25 Ubuntu MATE enables Onboard the on-screen keyboard by default 22:01 Magnus: The pre-installed screen magnifier 22:48 Mouse and trackpad accessibility setting in the Ubuntu MATE Control Panel 23:35 Keyboard preferences for accessibility 24:07 Ubuntu MATE pre-installs the OpenDyslexic font for users with dyslexia 25:46 eViacam: Head and eye-tracking software is available in the Ubuntu Software Center 29:10 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 30:18 End

30 minMAY 31
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Going Linux #392 · Accessibility On Linux

Going Linux #391 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #391 · Listener Feedback 00:55 Bill participates in Ubuntu 20.04 test week 02:24 Testing colors other than green 03:23 Ubuntu DDE 05:38 Arco is a no-go for new users 10:05 Background noise generator 11:16 Nofications: Do Not Disturb mode 12:01 Bill's list of podcasts for sheltering at home 14:18 Vic: More workflow topics, hardware compatibility, LHS 23:26 Mike: Converting audio files from WMA 27:27 Ralph: Educational content for charitable organization 30:27 Labdoo 31:02 David: An OpenOffice update and a question 34:13 Highlander: Installing apps on live Kali Linux 36:18 Adrian: A Solus on a 2011 Macbook Pro 38:11 JackDeth: Colors and themes 41:32 David: Problem printing PDFs 47:56 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 48:54 End

48 minMAY 16
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Going Linux #391 · Listener Feedback

Going Linux #390 · Replacing Windows 7

00:00 Going Linux #390 · Replacing Windows 7 00:56 Bill's been redoing his whole machine with Makulu 06:17 Larry is sheltered in place with a paint brush 07:32 Ubuntu MATE website makeover 08:45 20.04 documentation 10:10 Ubuntu MATE fixes the Windows 7 Blues 12:30 Window 7 has reached the end of its life 12:59 Running an out of date operating system has serious risks 13:48 Why to install Ubuntu MATE to replace Windows 7 14:43 It's modern and full-featured 15:29 No compromise on Apps 15:57 Web browser 17:10 Office suite 19:10 Audio streamer/player software 19:37 Video player 19:49 Photo organizer 20:35 Video calling with Windows, Mac, Chrome, and Linux users 21:28 Friendly community support 22:31 There is a software catalog of thousands of tested additional apps 23:47 Ubuntu MATE is secure 24:50 How do I get Ubuntu MATE? 25:59 Summary 26:43 Adopting Ubuntu MATE is easy 28:42 Make your computer work for you, not the other way around 33:07 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 34:17 End

34 minAPR 25
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Going Linux #390 · Replacing Windows 7

Going Linux #389 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #389 · Listener Feedback 01:43 Bill burns out on distro hopping 02:24 but he has some feedback on a few releases 02:46 Linux Mint 19.3 03:24 Linux Mint Debian Edition 4 04:38 Endevour OS 07:13 ArcoLinux 10:19 Open Suse 12:16 Ubuntu MATE 14:49 Zorin 17:55 New user recommendations 24:22 Gregory: Hard drive mounting 27:28 Gregory: Great interview 30:09 John: Security audit recommendations 34:19 George: Paul's encryption problem 37:57 David: Linux via USB 44:09 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 45:17 End

45 minAPR 7
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Going Linux #389 · Listener Feedback

Latest Episodes

Going Linux #398 · Edit and manage photos on Linux Pt. 2

00:00 Going Linux #398 · Edit and manage photos on Linux Pt. 2 01:30 Microsoft is driving Bill insane with forced updates 06:48 Forced install of Edge browser 08:30 Our 400th show! 09:58 Editing and managing photos on Linu part 2 11:15 Shotwell 12:14 Pix 12:58 Gwenview 13:38 Digikam 15:40 Darktable 16:40 Entangle 19:29 Try different applications for yourself 20:01 Gimp, Glimpse, Eye of MATE, gThumb, RawTherapee, Showfoto, KPhotoAlbum, LXImage 23:09 What's in store for our 400th show? It's all about you! 24:39 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 25:55 End

25 min5 d ago
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Going Linux #398 · Edit and manage photos on Linux Pt. 2

Going Linux #397 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #397 · Listener Feedback 01:14 Linux pre-installed expands to major-brand, high-end systems 08:59 Al: Problems with the podcast 11:20 Troy: Unable to play podcast 11:56 Paul: Similar issues 14:23 Joshua: Fun with SSH 18:34 James: Linux printers 23:19 Frank: fstab (file system table) 24:16 Ken Vivaldi browser 29:16 Ken: Dissaproval of Linux Mint 35:43 Sam: Password Managers 37:08 George: Manjaro Cinnamon 51:46 Troy: Photography app Entangle 54:44 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 55:47 End

55 minSEP 27
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Going Linux #397 · Listener Feedback

Going Linux #396 · Edit and manage photos on Linux Pt. 1

00:00 Going Linux #396 · Edit and manage photos on Linux Pt. 1 00:59 Bill is still using Manjaro 01:47 Problem with PDFs 04:49 The world of photography 07:43 Linux applications for viewing, modifying, and organizing photos 08:18 Getting photos into your computer 09:24 Viewing and organizing photos in Linux 09:39 Shotwell 10:30 Digikam 12:46 gThumb 14:25 Piwigo 20:35 gwenview 22:03 Gnome photos 25:09 Definition of terms 28:03 Applications for editing photos on Linux 28:17 Rawtherapee 33:13 Darktable 40:49 More terms 42:58 fotoxx 48:08 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 49:14 End

49 minSEP 6
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Going Linux #396 · Edit and manage photos on Linux Pt. 1

Going Linux #395 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #395 · Listener Feedback 01:09 Ubuntu MATE Guide available online 03:34 Bill pauses his distrohopping, explores Vivaldi browser on Manjaro 06:49 Daniel: Help with MeWe and screen reader 08:55 George: Thank you 09:38 George: Dual booting for Mike 16:06 Nathan: Fresh Install 21:24 David: Replacing a sheet feed scanner 25:46 Reid: System76 and Thinkpads 31:25 David: Manjaro and Crossover 33:51 Tim: LibreOffice spellcheck not working on Manjaro on Pinebook Pro 35:56 Next episode 37:07 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 38:16 End

38 minAUG 23
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Going Linux #395 · Listener Feedback

Going Linux #394 · Manjaro Linux Overview

00:00 Going Linux #394 · Manjaro Linux Overview 01:51 Rolling release 04:02 An Arch-based distribution for new Linux users 05:46 Windows vs. Manjaro on Dell Latitude 5450 10:13 Performance comparison after installation 13:09 The promise of perpetual upgrades 13:59 Installing Manjaro 14:44 The updates 16:56 Compared with other distros best for new Linux users 17:37 Default browser (Midori) 19:12 Manjaro Hello (Welcome) 21:30 Obtaining and installing software 24:12 Universal package format support 27:57 The community support 29:49 Manjaro: New user distro 32:25 A note on hybrid graphics 35:20 Overall: 'Thumbs up' 38:04 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 39:04 End

39 minJUL 15
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Going Linux #394 · Manjaro Linux Overview

Going Linux #393 · Listener Feedback

00.00 Going Linux #393 · Listener Feedback 00:53 Distrohopping 03:33 About donations 05:37 Robert: Happy with Linux Mint 08:31 Samuel: Advice on buying a ThinkPad 11:00 David: DejaDup - Another reason to leave Windows 14:17 Gus: Offers to contribute an episode 15:39 Highlander: COVID 19 scammers 19:28 Glen: Ubuntu Mate launch-bar on two screens 21:25 Mike: Dual boot Windows 10 with Ubuntu MATE 20.04 29:57 George: Libre vs. Open and about DRM-protected WMA 38:18 JackDeth: Linux FX10 40:49 Jeremy comes back 42:35 Daniel: Final word on Ubuntu 20.04 43:41 Frank: Belated feedback 44:32 David: Insignificant issue 49:58 Steven: About the Ubuntu MATE 20.04 book 54:06 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 55:20 End

55 minJUN 19
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Going Linux #393 · Listener Feedback

Going Linux #392 · Accessibility On Linux

00:00 Going Linux #392 · Accessibility On Linux 01:22 Once upon a time, there were distributions focused on accessibility. 01:49 Jaws screen reader for Windows is very expensive 03:47 Vinux 05:15 Vinux is a dormant project 05:36 Sonar GNU/Linux 06:08 Sonar is discontinued but deserves recongnition for its contributions 08:04 Ubuntu MATE comes closest to what Sonar attempted 08:40 What accessiblity/assistive/adaptive software is included with Ubuntu MATE? 08:47 Accessibility settings 09:33 Keyboard shortcuts 10:17 Enabling accessibility at startup 11:27 Orca screen reader is pre-installed 14:26 Braille support (BRLTTY) is provided by default 16:56 Kudos for Manjaro 19:44 Kudos to the MATE team 20:25 Ubuntu MATE enables Onboard the on-screen keyboard by default 22:01 Magnus: The pre-installed screen magnifier 22:48 Mouse and trackpad accessibility setting in the Ubuntu MATE Control Panel 23:35 Keyboard preferences for accessibility 24:07 Ubuntu MATE pre-installs the OpenDyslexic font for users with dyslexia 25:46 eViacam: Head and eye-tracking software is available in the Ubuntu Software Center 29:10 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 30:18 End

30 minMAY 31
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Going Linux #392 · Accessibility On Linux

Going Linux #391 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #391 · Listener Feedback 00:55 Bill participates in Ubuntu 20.04 test week 02:24 Testing colors other than green 03:23 Ubuntu DDE 05:38 Arco is a no-go for new users 10:05 Background noise generator 11:16 Nofications: Do Not Disturb mode 12:01 Bill's list of podcasts for sheltering at home 14:18 Vic: More workflow topics, hardware compatibility, LHS 23:26 Mike: Converting audio files from WMA 27:27 Ralph: Educational content for charitable organization 30:27 Labdoo 31:02 David: An OpenOffice update and a question 34:13 Highlander: Installing apps on live Kali Linux 36:18 Adrian: A Solus on a 2011 Macbook Pro 38:11 JackDeth: Colors and themes 41:32 David: Problem printing PDFs 47:56 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 48:54 End

48 minMAY 16
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Going Linux #391 · Listener Feedback

Going Linux #390 · Replacing Windows 7

00:00 Going Linux #390 · Replacing Windows 7 00:56 Bill's been redoing his whole machine with Makulu 06:17 Larry is sheltered in place with a paint brush 07:32 Ubuntu MATE website makeover 08:45 20.04 documentation 10:10 Ubuntu MATE fixes the Windows 7 Blues 12:30 Window 7 has reached the end of its life 12:59 Running an out of date operating system has serious risks 13:48 Why to install Ubuntu MATE to replace Windows 7 14:43 It's modern and full-featured 15:29 No compromise on Apps 15:57 Web browser 17:10 Office suite 19:10 Audio streamer/player software 19:37 Video player 19:49 Photo organizer 20:35 Video calling with Windows, Mac, Chrome, and Linux users 21:28 Friendly community support 22:31 There is a software catalog of thousands of tested additional apps 23:47 Ubuntu MATE is secure 24:50 How do I get Ubuntu MATE? 25:59 Summary 26:43 Adopting Ubuntu MATE is easy 28:42 Make your computer work for you, not the other way around 33:07 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 34:17 End

34 minAPR 25
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Going Linux #390 · Replacing Windows 7

Going Linux #389 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #389 · Listener Feedback 01:43 Bill burns out on distro hopping 02:24 but he has some feedback on a few releases 02:46 Linux Mint 19.3 03:24 Linux Mint Debian Edition 4 04:38 Endevour OS 07:13 ArcoLinux 10:19 Open Suse 12:16 Ubuntu MATE 14:49 Zorin 17:55 New user recommendations 24:22 Gregory: Hard drive mounting 27:28 Gregory: Great interview 30:09 John: Security audit recommendations 34:19 George: Paul's encryption problem 37:57 David: Linux via USB 44:09 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 45:17 End

45 minAPR 7
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Going Linux #389 · Listener Feedback
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